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135 Star Starred
Keegan Theatre
Between 17th St NW and 18th St NW 1742 Church Street, NW Washington, DC 20036
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12 reviews
2 stars
Very challenging to find parking -- better to take the Metro to Dupont Circle or Farrugut North and walk to the theater.
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1 review
0 stars
Small bites available for purchase. Recommend going to Duke' Grocery beforehand.
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"A Shadow of Honor"
11 ratings
3.7 average rating
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1 review
0 stars
attended Jan 08 2011

Overall I liked the play and enjoyed checking out the Keegan theater for the first time. The storyline is ambitious, and as the previous reviewer noted at times seemed to be covering too much in one play. That said, I enjoyed the interplay on...continued

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54 reviews
20 stars
attended Jan 07 2011

Well staged production of a new play that contrasts an early 20th Century murder in Nelson County, Virginia, and the aftermath of the Viet Nam War. Tipped a bit toward melodrama at one time.

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4 reviews
95 stars
attended Jan 08 2011

Unfortunately, and despite game efforts on the part of the cast and director, this play just tried to bite off more than it could chew. Two intertwining and complex stories, one set in 1907, the other set in 2007, required more exposition than the...continued

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Find out more about playwright Peter Coy.


A Shadow of Honor features Keegan company members Sheri S. Herren, Michael Innocenti, Mark A. Rhea and Jon Townson, as well as Emily Levey (RENT, Dancing at Lughnasa) and Shannon Listol (Man of La Mancha) and is written by Helen Hayes Award-winner Peter Coy.  Previous works by Coy, a resident of Virginia, include A House In the Country and An Island of No Land At All, which Keegan produced in 2004.  His career has included stints as director, producer, and playwright, and he is also a co-Founder of the Hamner Theater in Nelson County, Virginia.

About the Ticket Supplier: Keegan Theatre

Founded in 1996, The Keegan Theatre is a professional nonprofit theatre company dedicated to supporting theatre artists and technicians in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area.